2017 Montreal Impact season

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Montreal Impact
2017 season
Owner and PresidentJoey Saputo
CoachMauro Biello
Canadian ChampionshipFinals
Top goalscorerLeague: Ignacio Piatti (17)
All: Ignacio Piatti (19)
Highest home attendance34,373 (March 11 vs. Seattle Sounders FC)
Lowest home attendance16,005 (September 27 vs. New York City FC)
Average home league attendance20,046
Home colours
Away colours
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The 2017 Montreal Impact season is the club's 24th season of existence, and their sixth in Major League Soccer, the top tier of the Canadian soccer pyramid.

Current squad[edit]

Source, As of August 10, 2017:[1][2]

No. Name Nationality Position Date of Birth (Age At Year End) Previous Club
Goalkeepers
1 Evan Bush  US GK (1986-03-06) March 6, 1986 (age 32) Canada Montreal Impact (NASL)
22 Eric Kronberg  US GK (1983-06-07) June 7, 1983 (age 35) United States Sporting Kansas City
40 Maxime Crépeau  CAN GK (1994-05-11) May 11, 1994 (age 24) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
Defenders
2 Ambroise Oyongo Cameroon CAM LB (1991-06-22) June 22, 1991 (age 27) United States New York Red Bulls
3 Daniel Lovitz United States US LB (1991-08-27) August 27, 1991 (age 27) Canada Toronto FC
5 Wandrille Lefèvre  CAN CB (1989-12-17) December 17, 1989 (age 28) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
6 Hassoun Camara  FRA CB\RB (1984-02-03) February 3, 1984 (age 34) Canada Montreal Impact (NASL)
14 Shaun Francis  JAM LB (1991-09-10) September 10, 1991 (age 27) United States San Jose Earthquakes
18 Chris Duvall  USA RB (1991-09-10) September 10, 1991 (age 27) United States Minnesota United FC
23 Laurent Ciman  BEL CB (1985-08-05) August 5, 1985 (age 33) Belgium Standard Liège
26 Kyle Fisher  US CB (1994-06-19) June 19, 1994 (age 24) United States Clemson Tigers
35 Deian Boldor  ROM CB (1995-02-03) February 3, 1995 (age 23) Italy Bologna
36 Víctor Cabrera  ARG CB (1993-02-07) February 7, 1993 (age 25) Argentina River Plate
Midfielders
8 Patrice Bernier  CAN DM (1979-09-23) September 23, 1979 (age 39) Denmark Lyngby Boldklub
10 Ignacio Piatti  ARG AM (1985-02-04) February 4, 1985 (age 33) Argentina San Lorenzo de Almagro
13 Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla  CAN AM (1999-03-31) March 31, 1999 (age 19) Canada FC Montreal
17 David Choinière  CAN LM (1997-02-07) February 7, 1997 (age 21) Canada FC Montreal
25 Louis Béland-Goyette  CAN DM (1994-09-15) September 15, 1994 (age 24) Canada FC Montreal
28 Shamit Shome  CAN MF (1997-09-05) September 5, 1997 (age 21) Canada FC Edmonton
29 Samuel Piette  CAN DM (1994-11-12) November 12, 1994 (age 24) Spain CD Izarra
30 Hernán Bernardello  ARG DM (1986-08-03) August 3, 1986 (age 32) Spain Deportivo Alavés
31 Blerim Džemaili   SUI AM (1986-04-12) April 12, 1986 (age 32) Italy Bologna
33 Marco Donadel  ITA DM (1983-04-21) April 21, 1983 (age 35) Italy Napoli
Attackers
7 Dominic Oduro  GHA ST (1985-08-13) August 13, 1985 (age 33) Canada Toronto FC
15 Andrés Romero  ARG ST (1989-10-29) October 29, 1989 (age 29) Brazil Tombense
19 Michael Salazar  BLZ ST (1992-10-15) October 15, 1992 (age 26) United States UC Riverside Highlanders
21 Matteo Mancosu  ITA ST (1984-12-22) December 22, 1984 (age 33) Italy Bologna F.C. 1909
24 Anthony Jackson-Hamel  CAN ST (1993-08-03) August 3, 1993 (age 25) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
27 Nick DePuy  USA ST (1994-11-14) November 14, 1994 (age 24) United States UC Santa Barbara

International roster slots[edit]

Montreal has ten MLS International Roster Slots for use in the 2017 season. They have the eight allotted from the league and two from trades with D.C. United and Vancouver Whitecaps FC. They traded 1 slot to Vancouver Whitecaps FC on July 21.

Player Movement[edit]

In[edit]

Per Major League Soccer and club policies terms of the deals do not get disclosed.

No. Pos. Player Transferred from Fee/Notes Date Source
13 MF Canada Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla Canada FC Montreal Signed as a Homegrown Player October 20, 2016 [6]
25 MF Canada Louis Béland-Goyette Canada FC Montreal Signed as a Homegrown Player November 10, 2016 [7]
18 DF United States Chris Duvall United States Minnesota United FC Traded for Johan Venegas + General Allocation Money December 13, 2016 [8]
27 FW United States Nick DePuy United States UC Santa Barbara MLS SuperDraft January 13, 2017 [9]
28 MF Canada Shamit Shome Canada FC Edmonton MLS SuperDraft January 13, 2017 [10]
3 DF United States Daniel Lovitz Canada Toronto FC Free Transfer February 28, 2017 [11]
21 FW Italy Matteo Mancosu Italy Bologna F.C. 1909 Free Transfer March 2, 2017 [12]
14 DF Jamaica Shaun Francis United States San Jose Earthquakes Traded for a 2nd round draft pick + General Allocation Money July 13, 2017 [13]
29 MF Canada Samuel Piette Spain CD Izarra Free Transfer August 3, 2017 [14]

Out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred To Fee/Notes Date Source
11 FW Ivory Coast Didier Drogba United States Phoenix Rising FC Free Transfer December 2, 2016 [15]
3 DF United States Amadou Dia United States Phoenix Rising FC Optioned not picked up December 2, 2016 [15]
18 MF Canada Kyle Bekker United States San Francisco Deltas Optioned not picked up December 9, 2016 [15]
28 MF Canada Jérémy Gagnon-Laparé France AS Vitré Optioned not picked up December 9, 2016 [15]
32 MF Argentina Lucas Ontivero Turkey Galatasaray S.K. Loan Ended December 9, 2016 [15]
29 FW Jamaica Romario Williams United States Atlanta United Traded for a conditional 2018 MLS SuperDraft pick December 11, 2016 [16]
25 DF United States Donny Toia United States Atlanta United Selected in 2016 MLS Expansion Draft December 13, 2016 [17]
27 MF Costa Rica Johan Venegas United States Minnesota United FC Traded for Chris Duvall December 13, 2016 [8]
14 MF United States Harry Shipp United States Seattle Sounders FC Traded for General Allocation Money December 22, 2016 [18]
14 MF Argentina Adrián Arregui Argentina Club Atlético Temperley Loan Ended June 16, 2017 [19]
16 MF Scotland Calum Mallace United States Seattle Sounders FC Traded for a 4th round 2019 MLS SuperDraft pick June 16, 2017 [20]

Loans in[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned from Loan start date Loan end date Source
14 MF Argentina Adrián Arregui Argentina Temperley February 22, 2017 June 16, 2017 [21]
31 MF Switzerland Blerim Džemaili Italy Bologna F.C. 1909 May 9, 2017 December 31, 2017 [22]
35 DF Romania Deian Boldor Italy Bologna F.C. 1909 July 20, 2017 June 30, 2018 [23]

Loans out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned to Loan start date Loan end date Source
19 FW Belize Michael Salazar Canada Ottawa Fury FC May 2, 2017 December 31, 2017 [24]
27 FW United States Nick DePuy Canada Ottawa Fury FC May 12, 2017 December 31, 2017 [25]

Draft picks[edit]

Round No. Pos. Player College/Club team Transaction Source
1(19) 27 FW United States Nick DePuy United States UC Santa Barbara Signed prior to the draft [26]
2(41) 28 MF Canada Shamit Shome Canada FC Edmonton Signed to a Generation Adidas deal [27]
3(63) Passed
4(85) Passed

International caps[edit]

Players called for senior international duty during the 2017 season while under contract with the Montreal Impact.

Nationality Position Player Competition Date Opponent Minutes played Score
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo Friendly January 5, 2017 v Congo 90' 2–0
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo Friendly January 10, 2017 v Zimbabwe 62' 1–1
Belize Belize FW Michael Salazar Copa Centroamericana January 13, 2017 v Panama 89' 0–0
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo Africa Cup of Nations Group Stage January 14, 2017 v Burkina Faso 90' 1–1
Belize Belize FW Michael Salazar Copa Centroamericana January 15, 2017 v Costa Rica 90' 0–3
Belize Belize FW Michael Salazar Copa Centroamericana January 17, 2017 v El Salvador 90' 1–3
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo Africa Cup of Nations Group Stage January 18, 2017 v Guinea-Bissau 90' 2–1
Belize Belize FW Michael Salazar Copa Centroamericana January 20, 2017 v Nicaragua 45' 1–3
Belize Belize FW Michael Salazar Copa Centroamericana January 22, 2017 v Honduras 28' 0–1
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo Africa Cup of Nations Group Stage January 22, 2017 v Gabon 90' 0–0
Canada Canada FW Anthony Jackson-Hamel Friendly January 22, 2017 v Bermuda 90' 4–2
Canada Canada DF Wandrille Lefèvre Friendly January 22, 2017 v Bermuda 45' 4–2
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo Africa Cup of Nations Quarterfinals January 28, 2017 v Senegal 90' 0–0
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo Africa Cup of Nations Semi-Finals February 2, 2017 v Ghana 90' 2–0
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo Africa Cup of Nations Final February 5, 2017 v Egypt 90' 2–1
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo Friendly March 24, 2017 v Tunisia 90' 1–0
Belgium Belgium DF Laurent Ciman 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification March 25, 2017 v Greece 84' 1–1
Switzerland Switzerland MF Blerim Džemaili 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification June 9, 2017 v Faroe Islands 86' 2–0
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo Africa Cup of Nations Group Stage June 10, 2017 v Morocco 30' 1–0
Canada Canada MF Patrice Bernier Friendly June 13, 2017 v Curaçao 79' 2–1
Canada Canada FW Anthony Jackson-Hamel Friendly June 13, 2017 v Curaçao 29' 2–1
Canada Canada MF Patrice Bernier CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage July 7, 2017 v French Guiana 66' 4–2
Canada Canada FW Anthony Jackson-Hamel CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage July 7, 2017 v French Guiana 7' 4–2
Canada Canada GK Maxime Crépeau CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage July 7, 2017 v French Guiana 26' 4–2
Canada Canada FW Anthony Jackson-Hamel CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage July 11, 2017 v Costa Rica 57' 1–1
Canada Canada MF Patrice Bernier CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage July 14, 2017 v Honduras 65' 0–0
Canada Canada FW Anthony Jackson-Hamel CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter-Finals July 20, 2017 v Jamaica 8' 1–2
Jamaica Jamaica DF Shaun Francis CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter-Finals July 20, 2017 v Canada 67' 2–1
Jamaica Jamaica DF Shaun Francis CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi-Finals July 23, 2017 v Mexico 53' 1–0
Canada Canada FW Anthony Jackson-Hamel Friendly September 2, 2017 v Jamaica 45' 2–0
Canada Canada MF Samuel Piette Friendly September 2, 2017 v Jamaica 90' 2–0
Jamaica Jamaica DF Shaun Francis Friendly September 2, 2017 v Canada 29' 0–2
Switzerland Switzerland MF Blerim Džemaili 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification September 3, 2017 v Latvia 90' 3–0
Jamaica Jamaica DF Shaun Francis Friendly October 7, 2017 v Saudi Arabia 90' 2–5
Canada Canada FW Anthony Jackson-Hamel Friendly October 8, 2017 v Jamaica 38' 0–1
Canada Canada MF Samuel Piette Friendly October 8, 2017 v Jamaica 90' 0–1
Belgium Belgium DF Laurent Ciman 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification October 10, 2017 v Cyprus 90' 4–0
Switzerland Switzerland MF Blerim Džemaili 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification October 10, 2017 v Portugal 66' 0–2
Switzerland Switzerland MF Blerim Džemaili 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification November 9, 2017 v Northern Ireland 83' 1–0
Belgium Belgium DF Laurent Ciman Friendly November 10, 2017 v Mexico 90' 3–3
Switzerland Switzerland MF Blerim Džemaili 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification November 12, 2017 v Northern Ireland 61' 0–0

Friendlies[edit]

Pre-Season[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

MD Date, KO
EST
Venue Opponent Res.
F–A
Att. Goalscorers and disciplined players Ref.
Montreal Impact Opponent
1 February 3
10:00 a.m.
A South Florida Bulls 2-0 Ciman Yellow card 42'
DePuy Goal 58'89'
2 February 15
11:00 a.m.
A Chicago Fire 1-4 Donadel Yellow card 23'
Tabla Yellow card 30'
Ciman Yellow card 52'
Piatti Goal 88' (pen.)
Accam Goal 1'
McCarty Goal 15'
Fisher Goal 18' (o.g.)
Nikolić Goal 64'
3 February 18
5:00 p.m.
A D.C. United 4-2 Oduro Goal 6'
Piatti Goal 21' (pen.)
Mancosu Goal 53'
Jackson-Hamel Goal 90'
Birnbaum Goal 14'
Cabrera Goal 56' (o.g.)
Kamara Yellow card 90'
4 February 22
7:00 p.m.
A Philadelphia Union 2-2 Bernier Yellow card 22'
DePuy Goal 68'
Jackson-Hamel Goal 90'
Fabinho Yellow card 28'
Ilsinho Goal 34'
Sapong Goal 82'
5 February 25
7:30 p.m.
A Tampa Bay Rowdies 1-2 Piatti Goal 71' (pen.)
Cabrera Yellow card 89'
Cole Goal 34'
Brown Goal 40'
Hristov Yellow card 74'
Vingaard Yellow card 77'

Mid-Season[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

MD Date, KO
EST
Venue Opponent Res.
F–A
Att. Goalscorers and disciplined players Ref.
Montreal Impact Opponent
1 July 12
7:00 p.m.
A Ottawa Fury FC 1-0 Mallace Goal 2'

Major League Soccer[edit]

Review[edit]

Tables[edit]

Eastern Conference[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts
7 New England Revolution 34 13 15 6 53 61 −8 45
8 Philadelphia Union 34 11 14 9 50 47 +3 42
9 Montreal Impact 34 11 17 6 52 58 −6 39
10 Orlando City SC 34 10 15 9 39 58 −19 39
11 D.C. United 34 9 20 5 31 60 −29 32
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goal differential; 7) away goals scored ; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots.

Overall[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification[a]
15 New England Revolution 34 13 15 6 53 61 −8 45
16 Philadelphia Union 34 11 14 9 50 47 +3 42
17 Montreal Impact 34 11 17 6 52 58 −6 39
18 Orlando City SC 34 10 15 9 39 58 −19 39
19 Minnesota United FC 34 10 18 6 47 70 −23 36
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) coin toss or drawing of lots
Notes:
  1. ^

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld Pts W L D GF GA GD W L D GF GA GD W L D GF GA GD
34 39 11 17 6 52 58  −6 8 8 1 30 25  +5 3 9 5 22 33  −11

Last updated: October 22, 2017
Source: 2017 Major League Soccer season
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

Fixtures & results[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

MD Date
KO
EST
Venue Opponent Res.
F–A
Att. Goalscorers and disciplined players Ref.
Montreal Impact Opponent
1 March 4
10:00 p.m.
A San Jose Earthquakes 0-1 18,000 Duvall Yellow card 14'
Camara Yellow card 45+1' Yellow-red card 66'
Mancosu Yellow card 83'
Godoy Goal 17'
Alashe Yellow card 35'
Salinas Yellow card 90+2'
2 March 11
7:00 p.m.
H Seattle Sounders FC 2-2 34,373 Ciman Yellow card 11'
Mancosu Goal 17'Yellow card 65'
Piatti Goal 51'
Lodeiro Goal 83' (pen.)
Bruin Goal 90+4'
3 March 18
2:00 p.m.
A New York City FC 1-1 18,515 Bernardello Yellow card 57'
Oduro Goal 68'
Wallace Goal 44'
Chanot Yellow card 86'
4 April 1
3:00 p.m.
A Chicago Fire 2-2 15,103 Duvall Yellow card 57'
Arregui Yellow card 60'
Mancosu Goal 61'
Cabrera Yellow card 76'Red card 80'
Lovitz Yellow card 78'
Tabla Goal 90'
Schweinsteiger Goal 17'
Juninho Yellow card 41' Yellow-red card 71'
Solignac Goal 90+3'
5 April 7
10:30 p.m.
A LA Galaxy 0-2 19,058 Donadel Red card 44'
Tabla Yellow card 64'
Alessandrini Goal 15'
Pedro Yellow card 54'
Jones Goal 74'
6 April 15
1:00 p.m.
H Atlanta United FC 2-1 17,144 Cabrera Yellow card 13'
Piatti Yellow card 45+1'Goal 45+5' (pen.)
Jackson-Hamel Goal 90+3'
Jones Goal 40'
Pírez Red card 45+4'
Kann Yellow card 90+1'
7 April 22
1:00 p.m.
A Philadelphia Union 3-3 15,107 Piatti Goal 41'Yellow card 65'
Jackson-Hamel Goal 69'Goal 87'
Alberg Goal 5'Goal 39' (pen.)Yellow card 56'
Sapong Goal 23'
Gaddis Yellow card 43'
Bedoya Yellow card 71'
8 April 29
3:00 p.m.
H Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1-2 19,597 Donadel Goal 9'Yellow card 59'
Fisher Yellow card 28'
Bernardello Yellow card 41'
Oduro Yellow card 90+4'
Jacobson Goal 29'
Laba Yellow card 65'
Techera Goal 79'
9 May 6
6:00 p.m.
A D.C. United 1-0 14,993 Tabla Goal 13'
Bernardello Yellow card 45'
Lovitz Yellow card 50'
Fisher Yellow card 59'
10 May 13
5:00 p.m.
H Columbus Crew SC 2-3 17,508 Piatti Goal 52'
Tabla Yellow card 57'
Jackson-Hamel Goal 77'
Duvall Yellow card 89'
Meram Goal 14'Goal 28'Goal 90+1'
Jahn Yellow card 31'
Steffen Yellow card 52'
Higuaín Yellow card 58'
11 May 20
3:00 p.m.
H Portland Timbers 4-1 19,138 Piatti Goal 13' (pen.)Goal 50'
Ciman Yellow card 22'
Fisher Goal 43'
Donadel Yellow card 51'
Tabla Yellow card 66'
Oyongo Goal 77'
Chará Red card 18'
Guzmán Yellow card 27'
Valeri Goal 45+1'
Miller Yellow card 71'
12 June 3
7:30 p.m.
H New York Red Bulls 1-0 19,032 Džemaili Yellow card 57'Goal 67'
Bernier Yellow card 75'
Lovitz Yellow card 80'
Lawrence Yellow card 41'
13 June 10
8:00 p.m.
A Sporting Kansas City 1-1 20,334 Piatti Yellow card 45+1'
Mancosu Goal 82'Yellow card 84'
Duvall Red card 86'
Gerso Goal 24'
14 June 17
7:30 p.m.
A Orlando City SC 3-3 25,527 Džemaili Goal 16'Yellow card 45+2'
Ciman Yellow card 18'
LovitzYellow card 52'
PiattiGoal 58'Goal 59'
García Goal 8'Yellow card 89'
Rivas Goal 23'
Aja Yellow card 60'
Spector Goal 90+4'
15 June 24
7:30 p.m.
A Columbus Crew SC 1-4 16,592 Fisher Yellow card 16'
Jackson-Hamel Goal 19'
CamaraYellow card 34'
Higuaín Goal 17'Goal 88'
Meram Yellow card 45+1'
MannehGoal 70'
KamaraGoal 72'
AffulYellow card 78'
16 July 1
7:00 p.m.
H D.C. United 2-0 18,707 Džemaili Goal 21'
Tabla Yellow card 22'
DuvallGoal 23'
MancosuYellow card 25'
CamaraYellow card 82'
BushYellow card 89'
SamYellow card 45+1'
17 July 5
8:30 p.m.
A Houston Dynamo 1-3 15,470 Salazar Yellow card 4'
Džemaili Yellow card 31'
Bernardello Yellow card 79'
Salazar Goal 89'
Wenger Goal 1'
Leonardo Yellow card 12'
Alex Goal 23'
Clark Yellow card 25'
Rodriguez Goal 67'
18 July 19
7:30 p.m.
H Philadelphia Union 2-1 16,660 Salazar Goal 19'
Béland-Goyette Yellow card 32'
Džemaili Goal 51'
Bernardello Yellow card 90+4'
Alberg Yellow card 29'
Picault Goal 43'
Gaddis Yellow card 45'
Elliott Yellow card 77'
Onyewu Yellow card 90+3'
19 July 22
7:30 p.m.
H FC Dallas 1-2 20,481 Salazar Goal 23'
Mancosu Yellow card 43'
Figueroa Yellow card 44'
Colmán Goal 52'Goal 62'
Grana Yellow card 55'
Ulloa Yellow card 66'
20 July 29
7:30 p.m.
A New York Red Bulls 0-4 22,251 Ciman Yellow card 90+2' Royer Goal 23' (pen.)Goal 89'
Long Yellow card 57'
Murillo Goal 58'
Wright-Phillips Goal 85'
21 August 5
7:30 p.m.
H Orlando City SC 2-1 20,801 Piatti Goal 48' (pen.)
Jackson-Hamel Goal 84'
Larin Goal 12'
22 August 12
8:00 p.m.
A Philadelphia Union 3-0 15,297 Duvall Yellow card 47'
Džemaili Goal 69'Goal 90+5'
Piette Yellow card 84'
Piatti Goal 90+1' (pen.)
23 August 16
7:30 p.m.
H Chicago Fire 3-0 19,894 Piatti Goal 6'Goal 38'
Cabrera Yellow card 20'
Mancosu Goal 37' (pen.)
Duvall Yellow card 48'
Piette Yellow card 78'
Lampson Yellow card 36'
24 August 19
7:30 p.m.
H Real Salt Lake 3-1 19,541 Piatti Goal 11'Goal 29'
Jackson-Hamel Goal 47'
Bush Yellow card 62'
Silva Goal 26'Yellow card 78'
Lennon Yellow card 39'
Sunny Yellow card 45+3'
Wingert Yellow card 57'
Beltran Yellow card 66'
Horst Yellow card 85'
25 August 27
4:30 p.m.
H Toronto FC 1-3 20,801 Dzemaili Yellow card 45+2'
Cabrera Yellow card 74'
Ciman Yellow card 89'
Piatti Goal 90+2'
Giovinco Goal 41' (90+3)
Altidore Goal 52'
Zavaleta Yellow card 78'
26 September 2
7:00 p.m.
H Chicago Fire 0-1 19,619 Boldor Red card 52'
Donadel Yellow card 70'
Bush Yellow card 90+6'
Juninho Yellow card 38'
Schweinsteiger Goal 49'
de Leeuw Yellow card 90+2'
27 September 9
7:30 p.m.
A New England Revolution 0-1 20,080 Béland-Goyette Yellow card 35' Nguyen Goal 68'Yellow card 90+1'
28 September 16
7:30 p.m.
H Minnesota United FC 2-3 20,801 Bernier Goal 9'
Džemaili Yellow card 53'Goal 55'
Piette Yellow card 62'
Cabrera Yellow card 90+3'
Martin Yellow card 2'
Molino Goal 20' (pen.)
Ramirez Goal 60'
Danladi Goal 89'
29 September 20
7:30 p.m.
A Toronto FC 5-3 28,898 Piatti Goal 10'Goal 24'
Donadel Goal 12'
Jackson-Hamel Goal 47'Goal 51'
Boldor Goal 42' (o.g.)
Ricketts Goal 77'Goal 79'
30 September 24
5:00 p.m.
A Atlanta United FC 0-2 43,502 Villalba Goal 28'
Larentowicz Goal 73'
31 September 27
7:30 p.m.
H New York City FC 0-1 16,005 Džemaili Yellow card 40' Harrison Goal 29'
Brillant Yellow card 33'
Struna Yellow card 45'
Ring Yellow card 73'
Callens Yellow card 74'
32 September 30
9:00 p.m.
A Colorado Rapids 1-2 15,791 Lovitz Red card 32'
Mancosu Goal 62'
Watts Red card 12'
Aigner Goal 45+3'
Ford Yellow card 48'
Gordon Goal 81'Yellow card 82'
33 October 15
3:00 p.m.
A Toronto FC 0-1 27,866 Camara Yellow card 23'
Džemaili Yellow card 29'
Crépeau Yellow card 45+3'
Cabrera Yellow card 59'
Altidore Goal 16'
Bradley Yellow card 26'
Cheyrou Yellow card 90'
34 October 22
4:00 p.m.
H New England Revolution 2-3 20,681 Ciman Yellow card 43'
Bernier Goal 45+3' (pen.)
Romero Yellow card 51'
Džemaili Yellow card 62'
Mancosu Goal 90'
Fagúndez Goal 19'
Angoua Yellow card 45+3'
Németh Goal 46'
Tierney Yellow card 84'
Rowe Goal 90+6'

Canadian Championship[edit]

Tournament bracket[edit]

Preliminary RoundSemifinalsFinal
                
USL
Ottawa
2 0 2
MLS
Toronto
1 4 5
NASL
Edmonton
0 2 2
USL
Ottawa
1 3 4
MLS
Toronto
1 2 3
MLS
Montreal
1 1 2
MLS
Montreal
1 4 5
MLS
Vancouver
2 2 4

Canadian Championship results[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Leg Date
KO
EST
Venue Opponent Res.
F–A
Agg. score
F–A
Att. Goalscorers and disciplined player Ref.
Montreal Impact Opponent
Semi–Final
FL May 23
10:00 p.m.
A Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1-2 16,831 Choinière Goal 62' Davies Goal 13'
Mezquida Goal 33'
SL May 30
7:30 p.m.
H Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4-2 5-4 15,213 Piatti Goal 20' (pen.)Goal 28' (pen.)
Džemaili Goal 38'
Donadel Yellow card 43'
Jackson-Hamel Goal 61'
Duvall Yellow card 80'
Ciman Yellow card 90+3'
Richey Yellow card 19'
Davies Goal 59'
Greig Goal 77'
Finals
FL June 21
7:30 p.m.
H Toronto FC 1-1 14,329 Mancosu Goal 19'
Duvall Yellow card 32'
Tabla Yellow card 82'
Donadel Yellow card 84'
Džemaili Yellow card 90'
Altidore Goal 30'
Hamilton Yellow card 45+2'
Zavaleta Yellow card 64'
Mavinga Yellow card 89'
SL June 27
7:30 p.m.
A Toronto FC 1-2 2-3 26,539 Tabla Goal 36'
Fisher Yellow card 45+2'
Bernardello Yellow card 59'
Bernier Red card 89'
Giovinco Goal 53'Goal 90+5'
Edwards Yellow card 90+6'

Statistics[edit]

Appearances, Minutes Played, and Goals Scored[edit]

No. Nat. Player Total Major League Soccer Canadian Championship MLS Playoffs Ref.
App. Min. Gls App. Min. Gls App. Min. Gls App. Min. Gls
Goalkeepers
1 United States Evan Bush 31 2790 0 31 2790 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 United States Eric Kronberg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Canada Maxime Crépeau 6 540 0 3 270 0 4 360 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 Cameroon Ambroise Oyongo 12 1080 1 11 990 1 1 90 0 0 0 0
3 United States Daniel Lovitz 28 1877 0 25 1750 0 3 127 0 0 0 0
5 Canada Wandrille Lefèvre 6 189 0 3 103 0 3 86 0 0 0 0
6 France Hassoun Camara 21 1575 0 18 1350 0 3 225 0 0 0 0
14 Jamaica Shaun Francis 6 376 0 6 376 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 United States Chris Duvall 30 2480 1 27 2210 1 3 270 0 0 0 0
23 Belgium Laurent Ciman 34 3060 0 30 2700 0 4 360 0 0 0 0
26 United States Kyle Fisher 23 1725 1 20 1455 1 3 270 0 0 0 0
35 Romania Deian Boldor 5 412 0 5 412 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 Argentina Víctor Cabrera 21 1585 0 20 1496 0 1 89 0 0 0 0
Midfielders
8 Canada Patrice Bernier 31 2062 2 27 1801 2 4 261 0 0 0 0
10 Argentina Ignacio Piatti 31 2628 19 28 2368 17 3 260 2 0 0 0
13 Canada Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla 24 1360 3 21 1155 2 3 205 1 0 0 0
17 Canada David Choinière 4 123 1 3 34 0 1 90 1 0 0 0
25 Canada Louis Béland-Goyette 6 293 0 6 293 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Canada Shamit Shome 1 8 0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Canada Samuel Piette 11 960 0 11 960 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Argentina Hernán Bernardello 26 1856 0 23 1586 0 3 270 0 0 0 0
31 Switzerland Blerim Džemaili 23 2026 8 21 1851 7 2 175 1 0 0 0
33 Italy Marco Donadel 21 1615 2 19 1435 2 2 180 0 0 0 0
Forwards
7 Ghana Dominic Oduro 28 1629 1 25 1439 1 3 190 0 0 0 0
15 Argentina Andrés Romero 10 450 0 9 432 0 1 18 0 0 0 0
19 Belize Michael Salazar 17 690 3 17 690 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Italy Matteo Mancosu 28 1925 7 26 1745 6 2 180 1 0 0 0
24 Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel 23 1245 10 21 1134 9 2 111 1 0 0 0
27 United States Nick DePuy 6 142 0 5 128 0 1 14 0 0 0 0
No Longer with the Club
14 Argentina Adrián Arregui 8 311 0 6 238 0 2 73 0 0 0 0
16 Scotland Calum Mallace 8 353 0 7 298 0 1 55 0 0 0 0
Last updated: October 22, 2017

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Nat. Player Pos. MLS Canadian Champ MLS Playoffs TOTAL
1 Argentina Ignacio Piatti MF 17 2 19
2 Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel FW 9 1 10
3 Switzerland Blerim Džemaili MF 7 1 8
4 Italy Matteo Mancosu FW 6 1 7
5 Canada Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla MF 2 1 3
5 Belize Michael Salazar MF 3 3
7 Italy Marco Donadel MF 2 2
7 Canada Patrice Bernier MF 2 2
9 Cameroon Ambroise Oyongo DF 1 1
9 Ghana Dominic Oduro FW 1 1
9 Canada David Choinière DF 1 1
9 United States Chris Duvall DF 1 1
9 United States Kyle Fisher DF 1 1
Totals 52 7 0 59

Last updated: October 22, 2017
Source:Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Top Assists[edit]

No. Nat. Player Pos. MLS Canadian Champ MLS Playoffs TOTAL
31 Switzerland Blerim Džemaili MF 10 1 11
10 Argentina Ignacio Piatti MF 6 6
24 Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel FW 4 1 5
8 Canada Patrice Bernier MF 4 4
30 Argentina Hernán Bernardello MF 3 3
18 United States Chris Duvall DF 2 2
19 Belize Michael Salazar FW 3 3
21 Italy Matteo Mancosu FW 2 2
2 Cameroon Ambroise Oyongo DF 1 1
3 United States Daniel Lovitz DF 1 1 2
13 Canada Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla MF 2 2
14 Argentina Adrián Arregui MF 1 1
23 Belgium Laurent Ciman DF 1 1
25 Canada Louis Béland-Goyette MF 1 1
29 Canada Samuel Piette MF 1 1
33 Italy Marco Donadel MF 1 1
Totals 42 3 0 45

Last updated: October 22, 2017
Source:Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Multi–goal games[edit]

No. Pos. Player Date Opponent Goals Source
24 FW Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel April 22, 2017 vs Philadelphia Union 2 [29]
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti May 20, 2017 vs Portland Timbers 2 [30]
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti May 30, 2017 vs Vancouver Whitecaps 2 [31]
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti June 17, 2017 vs Orlando City SC 2 [32]
31 MF Switzerland Blerim Džemaili August 12, 2017 vs Philadelphia Union 2 [33]
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti August 16, 2017 vs Chicago Fire Soccer Club 2 [34]
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti August 19, 2017 vs Real Salt Lake 2 [35]
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti September 20, 2017 vs Toronto FC 2 [36]
24 FW Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel September 20, 2017 vs Toronto FC 2 [37]

Goals Against Average[edit]

No. Nat. Player Total Major League Soccer Canadian Championship MLS Playoffs
MIN GA GAA MIN GA GAA MIN GA GAA MIN GA GAA
1  US Evan Bush 2790 50 1.61 2790 50 1.61 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00
22  US Eric Kronberg 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00
40  CAN Maxime Crépeau 630 14 2.00 270 7 2.33 360 7 1.75 0 0 0.00

Last updated: October 22, 2017
Source:Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Clean sheets[edit]

No. Nat. Player MLS Canadian Champ MLS Cup Playoffs TOTAL
1 United States Evan Bush 5 5
Totals 5 0 0 5

Last updated: August 17, 2017
Source:Montreal Impact

Top minutes played[edit]

No. Nat. Player Pos. MLS Canadian Champ TOTAL
23 Belgium Laurent Ciman DF 2700 360 3060
1 United States Evan Bush GK 2790 2790
10 Argentina Ignacio Piatti MF 2368 260 2628
18 United States Chris Duvall DF 2210 270 2480
8 Canada Patrice Bernier MF 1801 261 2062
31 Switzerland Blerim Džemaili MF 1851 175 2026
21 Italy Matteo Mancosu FW 1745 180 1925
3 United States Daniel Lovitz DF 1750 127 1877
30 Argentina Hernán Bernardello MF 1586 270 1856
26 United States Kyle Fisher DF 1455 270 1725

Last updated: October 23, 2017
Source:Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Yellow and red cards[edit]

No. Player Total Major League Soccer Canadian Championship MLS Cup Playoffs Ref.
Yellow card Yellow card Red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Red card Red card
1 Evan Bush 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Ambroise Oyongo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Daniel Lovitz 4 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Wandrille Lefèvre 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Hassoun Camara 4 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Dominic Oduro 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Patrice Bernier 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10 Ignacio Piatti 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla 5 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 Shaun Francis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Andrés Romero 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 David Choinière 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Chris Duvall 7 0 1 5 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
19 Michael Salazar 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Matteo Mancosu 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Eric Kronberg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Laurent Ciman 6 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
24 Anthony Jackson-Hamel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Louis Béland-Goyette 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 Kyle Fisher 4 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
27 Nick DePuy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Shamit Shome 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Samuel Piette 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Hernán Bernardello 6 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
31 Blerim Džemaili 9 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
33 Marco Donadel 5 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
35 Deian Boldor 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 Víctor Cabrera 6 0 1 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Maxime Crépeau 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Adrián Arregui 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Calum Mallace 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 78 1 6 70 1 5 8 0 1 0 0 0
Last updated: October 22, 2017

Recognition[edit]

MLS Player of the Month[edit]

Month Player Nation Position Report
AUG Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Player of the Month: AUG

MLS Player of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
24 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Player of the Week: 24

MLS Team of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
2 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 2
3 Bernier  Canada MF MLS Team of the Week: 3
12 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 12
16 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 16
18 Džemaili   Switzerland MF MLS Team of the Week: 18
22 Džemaili   Switzerland MF MLS Team of the Week: 22
23 Džemaili   Switzerland MF MLS Team of the Week: 23
Piette  Canada MF
24 Džemaili   Switzerland MF MLS Team of the Week: 24
Piatti  Argentina MF
Jackson-Hamel  Canada FW

MLS Goal of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
7 Jackson-Hamel  Canada FW MLS Goal of the Week: 7
14 Džemaili   Switzerland MF MLS Goal of the Week: 14
18 Džemaili   Switzerland MF MLS Goal of the Week: 18

Save of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
11 Bush  United States GK MLS Save of the Week: 11
16 Bush  United States GK MLS Save of the Week: 16

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